Rare Embroidered and Painted Silk Mourning Picture: In Memory of Mrs. Lydia Austin, Sally Austin, Saunders and Beach Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts, circa 1805
Worked in silk threads and painted on a silk ground; inscribed on the glass and embroidered on the sarcophagus.
height 16 in. by width 12 in.
Ginsburg & Levy, Inc., New York, April 10, 1968
American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring at the Museum of American Folk Art (p. 71, fig. 118)